Delores Wray

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Oct. 9, 2020

Parker

Delores Darlene Haase was born on Jan. 9, 1930 at Geddes to Gustaf and (Clara) Haase.  At an early age, she lost her dad and her mother married Ted Tysdal, who became her loving step-father.  She attended country school and graduated from Parker High school in 1947.  She attended Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, before being united in marriage to Gene Wray.  She has lived in Sioux Falls for the past number of years.  She was a member of Our Saviors Lutheran Church and volunteered at Luther Manor for many years.  

Grateful for having shared her life are two children, Dan and wife Gale, Sioux Falls and Mary Hodder, Washington, Iowa; four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents, her stepdad, husband, sister Betty and a daughter Rebecca.  

Graveside services will be at 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 18, at Rosehill Cemetery in Parker.  

Arrangements provide by Hofmeister-Jones Funeral Home.

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